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Gary Dean LaVon, Gerald Alfred Young, Theodora Beck: Disposable absorbent articles having multiple absorbent core components including replaceable components. The Procter & Gamble Company, Michael P Hayden, Thibault Fayette, Matthew P Fitzpatrick, November 6, 2007: US07291137 (7 worldwide citation)

A disposable absorbent article adapted to be worn about a lower torso of a human body and having a chassis, a non-removable absorbent core component disposed in a crotch region of the chassis, and one or more replaceable absorbent core component or components disposed in capillary liquid communicati ...


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Donald C Roe, Peter Coles: Biofeedback device for an incontinent person. The Procter & Gamble Company, Michael P Hayden, David M Weirich, Ken K Patel, December 24, 2002: US06498953 (7 worldwide citation)

A biofeedback device for predicting an impending elimination of bodily waste in an incontinent person includes a sensing element in contact with an area of a user so as to detect electrical activity of a sphincter muscle associated therewith and a signaling element operatively connected to the sensi ...


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Joerg Mueller, Mattias Schmidt, Lars Westerheide, Mark James Kline: Change aids for external articles. The Procter & Gamble Company, Michael P Hayden, Matthew P Fitzpatrick, Ken K Patel, January 3, 2006: US06981289 (5 worldwide citation)

An external change aid having engaging means which can engage with a landing member on an absorbent article and having a specific peel force and/or shear force when engaged with such an absorbent article. Also provided are combinations of such external change aids and absorbent articles and methods ...


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Gregory Ashton, Frederick Michael Langdon, David Joseph Kenneth Goulait, Julie Lyn Moore, Juan Carlos Velez: Disposable absorbent article having article retention zones. The Procter & Gamble Company, Michael P Hayden, Matthew P Fitzpatrick, Ken K Patel, July 11, 2006: US07074215 (5 worldwide citation)

A disposable garment having a localized retention zone for retention of the garment in its initial position on the body of a wearer. The retention zone has a higher coefficient of static friction than does the major area of the body-facing surface of the garment. The garment may also include localiz ...


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Donald C Roe: Directionally preferential waste passage member for use with disposable absorbent article. The Procter & Gamble Company, Michael P Hayden, David M Weirich, Ken K Patel, June 25, 2002: US06410821 (5 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides an absorbent article having a first waist region, an opposed second waist region, a crotch region disposed between the first waist region and the second waist region. The absorbent article preferably comprises a liquid impervious backsheet material, an absorbent core a ...


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Michael Joseph Lamping, Mark Wayne Morrow: Method for manufacturing discrete articles from a material web using synchronized servo-actuated operational units. The Procter & Gamble Company, Michael P Hayden, Jay A Krebs, Ken K Patel, March 22, 2005: US06869386 (4 worldwide citation)

Method for manufacturing discrete articles from a material web using a cyclic master reference signal to synchronize the servo actuation of multiple operational units in a manufacturing apparatus to perform periodic operations on successive product segments of the material web and thereby form the a ...


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Jorg Muller, Gabriele Stiehl: Method for making fibrous loop member. The Procter & Gamble Company, Michael P Hayden, Ken K Patel, September 23, 2003: US06623587 (4 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a method of making a fibrous loop member which can be used in disposable absorbent articles such as diapers, adult incontinence devices, sanitary napkins, and the like. The fibrous loop member includes a backing and a sheet of fibers which has arcuate portions projec ...


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Gary Dean LaVon, Gerald Alfred Young, Theodora Beck: Disposable absorbent articles having multiple absorbent core components including replaceable components. The Procter & Gamble Company, Michael P Hayden, Thibault Fayette, Matthew P Fitzpatrick, June 3, 2008: US07381202 (3 worldwide citation)

A disposable absorbent article adapted to be worn about a lower torso of a human body and having a chassis, a non-removable absorbent core component disposed in a crotch region of the chassis, and one or more replaceable absorbent core component or components disposed in capillary liquid communicati ...


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Michael Divo, Ludwig Busam, Christofer Fuchs: Process for converting a continuous structure into discrete, spaced apart elements. The Procter & Gamble Company, Michael P Hayden, Ken K Patel, November 11, 2003: US06643994 (1 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a process for converting a continuous structure into discrete, spaced apart elements by means of an expandable support web. First, the continuous structure is combined with a support web comprising longitudinal expansion means. Then, after separation of the continuou ...


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